Carlo Ancelotti admits he was “surprised at the timid Napoli start, but Arsenal are not impenetrable and we must retain optimism” in the Europa League quarter-final. It was a dismal first half performance, with Aaron Ramsey’s goal and a Kalidou Koulibaly deflection allowing Lucas Torreira to score, but the Partenopei improved after the break only [...]
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Napoli will take on Arsenal in the Europa League quarter-finals, prior to a possible last-four tie with Villarreal or Valencia. Napoli reached the quarter-finals by the skin of their teeth after a 3-1 defeat to Red Bull Salzburg on Thursday, their progress owed to a 3-0 win in the first leg. The Partenopei one and [...]
Javier Zanetti says he is ‘hopeful’ that Mauro Icardi will be back for Inter’s Europa League last-16 tie with Eintracht Frankfurt. Zanetti was speaking after Friday’s draw in Nyon, which saw Inter paired with Frankfurt after their 5-0 aggregate victory over Rapid Vienna. “German teams are always hard to beat, so we’ll have to work [...]
AC Milan must break even by June 2021 or face being banned from European competition for two years under Financial Fair Play rules, UEFA has announced. The decision from the European governing body’s adjudicatory chamber comes after Milan successfully appealed against a two-year ban being immediately imposed this summer, with the Court of Arbitration for [...]
AC Milan will have their Europa League prize money withheld by UEFA as a punishment for breaking financial fair play rules, the club’s president has confirmed. The Rossoneri were initially banned from competing in Europe this term before seeing the decision overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Milan are still seeking an agreement [...]
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned UEFA’s decision to exclude Milan from the Europa League. The Rossoneri were barred from this season’s competition for Financial Fair Play breaches, as well as doubts over then owner Yonghong Li. The club appealed to CAS, and the change of ownership whereby Elliott Management took over from [...]
AC Milan brushed aside Universitatea Craiova in front of a euphoric crowd who packed the San Siro for a Europa League qualifier on Thursday. Giacomo Bonaventura and Patrick Cutrone scored early in each half to give Milan a 2-0 win as they completed a 3-0 aggregate victory in their third qualifying round tie. Milan’s spending [...]
Juventus’ late 1-0 win over AC Milan in the Coppa Italia at the Stadio Olimpico had far-reaching implications across Italy, as it sealed Sassuolo‘s first-ever qualification to the Europa League. When the final whistle rang out in the capital at 11.19pm, a growing pocket of Neroverdi fans started their own party in Sassuolo, having watched [...]
Napoli and Fiorentina have both been handed difficult ties in the Europa League, drawing Wolfsburg and Dynamo Kiev respectively. The Partenopei face a duanting trip to Germany on April 16, with Dieter Hecking’s side having comfortably seen off Inter in the last round. Fiorentina will also play away from home in the first leg, with [...]
Italian champions Juventus will face Lyon in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League as they bid to keep alive the dream of playing in the final at their home stadium. Juve, who appear well on course to defend their Italian Serie A title, are targeting a European and domestic double after seeing off Fiorentina [...]